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BNMS Meeting Spring 2020
BNMS Spring Meeting 2020 18 - 20th May at the ACC, Liverpool

Welcome to BNMS 2020 from the
BNMS Scientific Chair,
Prof Sabina Dizdarevic

View the flyer here

Highlights include: Bootcamp, proffered papers, Commercial Exhibitor, Dedicated Industry Session, Poster Presentations, Prizes and Awards, Social Events, President's Reception, Awards Dinner and After party


The Venue

ACC, Liverpool
King's Dock, Port of Liverpool, Kings Dock St, Liverpool L3 4FP
A UNESCO world-heritage waterfront location, award-winning events team and the uniquely flexible design of ACC Liverpool combine to give you the ultimate venue.
Liverpool's event campus features Europe’s only interconnected arena, conference and exhibition centres, perfect for conferences, exhibitions and banquets. In addition, world-class facilities and cutting-edge design give you and your delegates the ideal space in this vibrant and inspirational city.

Dates and Deadlines

Abstract submission NOW CLOSED

Registration opening: NOW OPEN

Early bird registration deadline: 1st May 2020

Online registration closing: 13th May 2020


We are aware that the conference is being held during Ramadan. A prayer room will be available during the conference, if you wish to make use of this, please visit the registration desk during the meeting

Conference Information


Abstract submission is NOW CLOSED
Acceptance/Rejection results on 17th February 2020

If you have already submitted an abstract and need to make any changes, you can log back into the system and make changes up until the deadline date.

Prizes for Abstracts

Young Investigators Prize - The BNMS are keen to promote research in the field of Nuclear Medicine and especially to encourage those beginning a career in Nuclear Medicine in one of its many aspects. The Prize is £500 For more information click here
Student Prize Competition - This prize is open to undergraduate medical students, undergraduate and Grade A trainee physicists, undergraduate and pre-registration pharmacists, undergraduate radiographers, trainee technologists and student nurses. For more information click here

NEW for 2020 - 1st prize oral abstracts will be invited to submit a full paper to NMC within 2 months of winning the prize

View the other prizes which are awarded by clicking here


Author Andy Irwin, Singleton Hospital, Swansea with the support of Antony Gee, King's College London and Prof Heinz H. Coenen, Research Centre Jülich, Jülich, Germany, co-chairs of the consensus nomenclature rules in radiopharmaceutical sciences intitiave.



A programme is yet to be finalised.

When the programme is confirmed it will be announced in the monthly BNMS Newsletter, which contains news about other Nuclear Medicine events which may be of interest.
If you want to receive the BNMS newsletter, subscribe as a guest user here

Details of the proposed sessions and talks can be found below

HIGHLIGHTS: Bootcamp, Proffered papers, Commercial Exhibition, Dedicated Industry session, Poster Presentations, Prizes and Awards, Social Events, President’s Reception, Awards Dinner & BNMS legendary after-party.

MOLECULAR RADIOTHERAPY TRAINING SESSION - This year this session will be a half day session (Monday 18th May PM)

Sessions including:
Update on PSMA, SPECT/CT Quantification, Cardiac, Thyroid, Prostate Theragnostics, ABC Imaging – Recent Advances, Brain, Artificial Intelligence, Radiomics, Dementia & Urology, Accreditation & RTN Advance Practice

Dr Gill Vivian, King's College Hospital and Prof Richard Lawson, Central Manchester Nuclear Medicine Centre

"Artificial intelligence and radiomics in oncologic imaging" - Prof Arturo Chiti, Humanitas University, Milan, Italy

Invited speakers confirmed:
Prof Anca. M Avram, Director of the Nuclear Medicine Therapy Clinic, University of Michigan, USA
Prof Mike Sathekge, Pretoria, South Africa
Prof Diwaker Jain, New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, USA
Dr Kristien Boelaert, NICE


Registration NOW OPEN

What's included?
Complimentary lunch every day
Free tea and coffee breaks
Access to all BNMS main conference sessions
Delegate bag on arrival
Certificate of attendance
Commercial exhibition on all three days
President's Reception on Monday
Closing Ceremony and Awards Presentation
Opportunity to purchase tickets to the BNMS Annual Awards dinner and/or After party tickets which will be held on Tuesday 19th May
Awards Dinner: held at Merseyside Maritime Museum
After party: held at Revolucion de Cuba


You can register for the meeting without logging into or creating an account....but it may be worthwhile....
  • In order to gain any discount you will need to create or log into your BNMS account. If you have already checked the fees at a glance and want to obtain the reduced guest rates, you will need to login or register as a guest user.
  • Once the meeting is over the only way to obtain your CPD certificate is by having an account on the BNMS website
Don't worry...your BNMS account does not hold your bank details and we will not share your personal details with third parties. The details held in your account are managed by you and if you prefer, you can cancel the option to receive our emails!
Register as a Guest here

The BNMS will no longer be providing Group Invoices...but
if there are 5 or more delegates from 1 trust, those delegates can obtain a discount of 10%
select the Registration FAQ's to find out how

To make sure you get FREE registration, volunteer first (see the button below) to indicate which slots you can be available.
**You will need to be logged in as a Student Member to view the volunteering form**
Duties include helping with registration, responding to delegate queries, running errands and more.
* Once you have completed the volunteering form, the BNMS will apply a discount code to your registration.
* If you complete the volunteering form, but do not volunteer at the conference, the BNMS will remove any discounts and will expect payment.


*Free to members who register for the full conference

View the fees at a glance here

BNMS Delegate Registration Terms and Conditions - NEW for 2020
Please note that the registration terms and conditions have been updated, please ensure that you read the full document at the link above

Overseas Delegates
The BNMS requests that Overseas delegates pay online via credit/debit card at the time of registering.
If you are an Overseas delegate and select to pay by invoice, we require that payment be made at least 3 weeks before the event (27th April 2020).
If you prefer to pay by cash or card on the day of the event please contact us to confirm your intention:

We strongly suggest that you pay online at the time of registration and forward the receipt to your finance department for reimbursement to avoid delay in registering if your trust/company are paying for your registration.

PAYING BY INVOICE: Requesting an invoice constitutes a firm booking. If you require an invoice, please provide the correct billing address and a PO number (A PO number is essential to ensure your registration is paid by your trust).
International bookings require pre-payment by either debit or credit card.
*You should download the invoice at the time of registration and pass this to your finance department for processing. We understand that your trust may not be able to finalise payment before the meeting, don't worry, you won't be turned away. Your cpd certificate will be made available once full payment has been received.


Social events

Social events for 2020 include....

Welcome Ceremony/President's reception
Monday 18th May 18:00 - 19:30

Radiographers, Technologists and Nurses Group event
Monday 18th May - An evening is being organised by the Radiographers, Technologists and Nurses Group - venue TBC

BNMS Awards Dinner
Tuesday 19th May
Venue: Merseyside Maritime Museum
(Tickets will be £40 and will be available to purchase via registration)
BNMS After Party
Tuesday 19th May
Venue: Revolución de Cuba Liverpool
(Tickets will be £5 (this includes an arrival drink) and will be available to purchase via registration)


The British Nuclear Medicine Society would like to invite you to exhibit at the UK's largest nuclear medicine conference:
BNMS Annual Spring Meeting 2020
ACC, Liverpool
18 - 20 May


Find out who is exhibiting and sponsoring here


Register as an Exhibitor and Sponsor          Register as a Sponsor ONLY

If you only wish to sponsor the event (not exhibit), please select the link to
Register as a Sponsor ONLY.

Contact us

Accommodation & Travel

Liverpool prides itself on its vast choice of accommodation – from luxury big brands to independent hostels, quirky B&B’s to city-centre boltholes – you can rest easy when you come to this city.
Take a look at nearby hotels to the ACC
Use the below link to Reservation Highway to book your accommodation
(Reservation Highway has negotiated special event rates with accommodation providers close to the venue on behalf of the BNMS)

Getting to the ACC, Liverpool

* Come by car Less than 20 minutes from the UK motorway network and adjacent to Liverpool’s main through road, ACC Liverpool is perfectly placed if arriving by car.
From the Wirral
From the North
From the South

* Parking The temporary Liverpool Waterfront Car Park is now open, near to ACC Liverpool off Queen's Wharf. Parking is limited and available on a first come first served basis. Other car parks are just five minutes’ walk away.Read more here

* Take the bus Many bus routes serve the bus station at the Liverpool ONE retail development, just a five-minute walk from ACC Liverpool. We even offer coach drop-off areas adjacent to the King’s Dock site. Read more here

* Catch the train ACC Liverpool is a short taxi or bus ride away from Liverpool Lime Street station and its direct services to London that take little over two hours. Regional and local rail connections are even closer...Read more here
If you are arriving at Liverpool Lime Street Station click the links below for directions
for walking to the ACC
for using public transport to the ACC
for getting a taxi to the ACC

* Walk or Cycle Wide waterfront boulevards and pedestrian plazas make walking or cycling to ACC Liverpool pleasant and safe. Read more here

* Fly to Liverpool Liverpool John Lennon Airport features charter and low-cost scheduled flights to a range of domestic, European and international destinations. All from the convenience and ease-of-access of a regional UK airport and an international airport at Manchester just 45 minutes away.Read more here


All guidelines regarding BNMS events can now be found on our website using the link below
This applies to Abstract Authors & Presenters, Invited Speakers, Chairs of Sessions and Poster Judges

Event Guidelines page

Abstract submission now closed Register for the meeting here Registration FAQs Delegate Registration Terms and Conditions
"Thank you for a brilliant conference"
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